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Al Jazeera America
Dec 3, 2013 11:00am EST
, questions will be raised about what could have prevented the tragedy. lisa, good morning to you. so transportation experts have been talking about this technology that may have prevented the crash. can you tell us a little bit more about that. . >> good morning, stephanie. it's called positive train control. it's a safety system that congress has mandated for the railroads. it is supposed to be in place by the end of 2015. it is partially a computer system, but it uses gps, and senators on the train and tracks. we talked with ntsb board member earlier today about this system. >> positive train control, which is a -- a technical name for a system that prevents trains from occupying the same set of tracks. it does provide signals for the train to slow. we don't know if that would have made a difference in this accident. we'll certain be looking at that. >> this is a very complicated and expensive system to install. metro north which ran the train has already told the federal government it will not make the 2015 deadline. it wants an extra three years. so stephanie any system like this
Al Jazeera America
Dec 4, 2013 2:00am EST
four and injuring dozens more. the engineer was in a daze at the time. lisa stark has more on the investigation. >> the national transportation safety board wouldn't say what condition the engineer may have been in prior to the tragedy, but found no indications of mechanic call problems. the brakes on the train, that barrelled along at 80 miles per hour, the breaks were tested before the run began, and worked fine at all the stops before the accident. here is board member earl weener. >> based on this data, there's no indication that the brakes were not functioning. >> rockerfeller was on the fifth day of a nine hour shift. the ntsb said he should have had plenty of time to get sleep before starting up at 5am on a train run. another issue is positive train control or ptc. it's a system to would allow a computer system to take hold of the train to stop or slow it if the engineer fails to act in a dangerous situation. it may have made a difference here. the mta which operates the metro north line says it budgeted $600 million for positive train control, started to work on it
Al Jazeera America
Dec 5, 2013 2:00am EST
. log on to aljazeera.com for the latest headlines. thanks for watching. >> hi, i'm lisa fletcher and you're in the treatment. fran pope francis is getting wave reviewed but is he a game changer? we break down the pop fourteen francis -- pope francis effect. >> our digital producer wajahat ali is here. keep it coming. waj, catholic or not pope francis is all the buzz now. >> i'm n c
CBS
Dec 8, 2013 8:00am EST
researchers, dr. ellen lessic and dr. lisa spain, and cynthia wright, senior vice president for advocacy and policy for the juvenile diabetes research foundation. let's start by asking you all, type one diabetes, it is really a different disease from type two diabetes, isn't it? and how is it different? and how is it different for patients? >> well, type one diabetes is historically known as juvenile diabetes, but in truth, it can occur at a variety of ages, including adults. the main difference between type one and type two diabetes is type one diabetes is caused by an immune reaction that slowly
Al Jazeera America
Dec 3, 2013 11:00pm EST
before the disaster. lisa stark has more on that. >> they wouldn't say what condition rockefella may have been in. there's no indication of mechanical problems. the brakes, which was barrelling at 82 miles per hour into a 30 miles per hour curve, the brakes were working fine out all the stocks. here is m.t.s.b. board member earl wiener. >> there's no indications that the break systems were not functioning properly. rocker fella was on the second day of a nine hour shift. he should have had plenty of time to get a full night's sleep before showing up on monday n morning for the 5am run. they'll look into that. another issue is positive train control, ptc, a system that rail roads are installing that would allow a computer system to take over control of the train to stop or slow it if the engineer fails to act in a dangerous situation. the m.t.s.b. has been calling for it for decades. it may have made a difference here. the m.t.s.b. who operates the line said it budgets $620 million for positive train control, but says it and others will not meet the mandated deadline of 2015 to have the sy
Al Jazeera America
Dec 2, 2013 6:00am EST
's lisa stark is following that part of the story. what is the first step when looking into a crash like this? >> the ntsb has organized itself into six investigative teams. it will look at the track itself, from the cars to the operator, the mechanical system, such as the breaking system 31 of the first priorities will be getting the data from those event recorders. there were two on this train, one in the locomotive and one in the cab car which was up front. those recorders will be able to tell how fast it was traveling, if it did try to apply the brakes. they want the to interview the crew. they hope to do that today or tomorrow. the operator did survive. he was injured. educated that he tried to apply the brakes, that the train was coming into the curve quickly and he tried to apply the brakes. they want to see what that operator has to say. the speed in that part of the rail should have been 30 miles an hour. the train would have needed to slow from 70-mile an hour on the straight away to that 30 miles an hour. did that happen? investigators will be back on the rails today to try to
PBS
Dec 5, 2013 9:00am PST
lisa on the keys to keep china's newly declared air defense identification zone. and if the world through go inside the heat you can show you that it is a complex operation to revoke the nuclear fuel. and south koreans generally preferred by now more and more people are turning to his bicycle us defence secretary says the biggest concern for washington is how china declared its air defense identification zone track a goal said. other countries should have been consulted on him first. it's not good the news itself is new. or unique. he is concerned we have. is how it was. and i'm so new lateral. and so immediately without any consultation last month chinese defense official said all foreign aircraft traveling through this all must give prior notice and follow orders or face emergency measures a goal said the declaration was not a wise course of action joint chiefs of staff chairman martin dempsey said the requirements do not conform to international norms. it wasn't the declaration of the ages that actually it was de stabilizing or was their assertion that they would cause all airc
CNBC
Dec 3, 2013 4:00am EST
, and many are wondering if the wto will be able to profits still relevant. >> and lisa will be live from that wto meeting throughout the day on cnbc tomorrow. we have a press release from johnson controls and hi tashy. they're announce ago global air-conditioning venture. there you go. i don't know whether that story leaves you cold, but that deal has just been announced. the e-mail address is worldwide@cnbc.com. >>> still to come, the mark in north korea, the u.s. is tied with uruguay. what are earth are we talking about? it's the corruptions index. more after this. how naughty was he? oh boy... [ male announcer ] fedex one rate. simple, flat rate shipping with the reliability of fedex. ♪ stacy's mom has got it goin' on ♪ ♪ stacy's mom has got it goin' on ♪ ♪ stacy's mom has got it goin' on ♪ [ male announcer ] the beautifully practical and practically beautiful cadillac srx. get the best offers of the season now. lease this 2014 srx for around $369 a month with premium care maintenance included. ♪ you can fill that box and pay one flat rate. how naughty was he? oh boy...
CNN
Dec 4, 2013 1:00pm PST
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CNN
Dec 3, 2013 2:00am PST
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CNN
Dec 4, 2013 2:00am PST
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CSPAN
Dec 6, 2013 8:00pm EST
by its future. i love the way she put that. one thing is certain, detroit's future and lisa's future will not come from washington. the magic of motown is here in the city. what detroit need to thrive is not washington hand but freedom from big government's mastery. to thrive, detroit needs less government and more freedom. less red tape, less taxes, more money left in detroit. the answer to poverty and unemployment is not another government stimulus. it's simply leaving more money in the hands of those who earned it. today i'm here to introduce something i call economic freedom zones. this is a bill that will be introduced next week in washington. these freedom zones will dramatically reduce tax and red tape so detroit businesses can grow and throb. he called his plan a conservative war on poverty. it's time we revisit some of the ideas of jack kemp and expand upon them. the bill that i will introduce, will introduce power and freedom zone. this political lower personal and corporate income taxes in detroit to 5%. my bill will lower the payroll tax, 2% for the employees, 2% for the
FOX Business
Dec 2, 2013 1:00pm EST
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FOX Business
Dec 3, 2013 1:00pm EST
: appreciate it. tracy: coming the tomorrow, lisa from commonwealth toy and novelty, angry birds, duck dynasty, all these stocking stuffers. you don't want to miss what they have. tomorrow at 2:00 p.m. how is this? i never played angry birds. ashley: what? got to get that. tracy: don't know how to play. i know there are birds and they are mad. ashley: quarter till the hour. let's get to the new york stock exchange. jonathan, you think we turned completely insane playing with toys but there is not a lot of happy playing going on in markets today, the dow trying to come back but back triple digits. what is going on? >> you should send that sand down here that we can use down here. we are clearly seeing pressure on this market. some short-term profittaking, we can't panic at this point. if you look at 2013 when the market was down three days, it bounced back after that. this is all help the movement. as we go later in the week lot of economic data will be given out of washington that will help support this market where it is right now and continue to move higher with unemployment numbers, very im
NBC
Dec 4, 2013 7:00am PST
correspondence lisa myers has more on this. good morning. >> reporter: hey, matt. good morning. this is a potential hazard that even folks used to handling dangerous materials may not know about. there's about 100 million of these cans out there. lab tests show that under some limited conditions they can explode and some incidents involving alleged explosions have had horrific consequences. we wanted you to be able to see what can happen. so nbc news conducted it's own testing. bill melvin has worked around car racing his whole life. >> every day i work with highly flammable substances. >> reporter: four years ago he ran out of gas while mowing his yard and got a gas can and began to refill his lawn mower. the gas can exploded and blew me into the shop. >> the gas can exploded? >> correct. >> reporter: he was engulfed in flames and severely burned over a third of his body. >> it was a miracle i was alive. >> reporter: he filed about 80 lawsuits. diane represented about 30 victims. >> through all of these cases, what did you come to believe about these cans? >> they're bombs. th
CNN
Dec 4, 2013 3:00am PST
they should. awesomesauce! huh! my twin sister always says that. wait...lisa? julie?! you sound really different on the phone. do i sound pleasant? for once in your life you sound very pleasant. at discover, we treat you like you'd treat you. free fico® credit score. get the it card at discover.com. >>> let's go around the world starting in north korea. a major leadership shake-up with the high profile leader ousting his own family member. cnn's paula hancocks has that from seoul, south korea. >> kim jung un, he may have ordered the public execution of two of his allies. this is a claim that cnn cannot independently verify. but if true, it is a major shake-up in a country that's currently holding two american citizens prisoner for what it calls hostile acts against the state. back to you, kate. >> now to italy where mt. etna has erupted again, believed to be the 19th time it's done so this year. ben wedeman is in rome with the latest. >> reporter: just in case you were weary of the mundane concerns of mice and men, take a look at these images from mt. etna in sicily, yaurp's most acti
Al Jazeera America
Dec 4, 2013 6:00am EST
far too fast, more than 80 miles an hour down the track. the question is why? lisa stark joins us from washington. what is the latest? >> that train should have been going at 30 miles an hour around the curve. there are no published reports this morning including from wabc, those reports indicate that the engineer, william rockefeller has said he may have zoned out at the controls. he may have dosed off and then snapped awake too late to stop the train in time the ntsb will continue to interview the engineer and also look back at >>> welcome to al jazeera america. i'm stephanie sy. the engineer who was at the controls of the commuter train that derailed in new york city may have nodded off before the crash. that's according to a union rep who spoke with the driver william rockefeller. alcohol tests on the crew members were negative. >>> the governor of illinois says he will sign a bill that will eliminate the state's pension shortfall. opponents say it is unfair to workers and retirees who paid into the system. vice president joe biden was
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